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The Hatfield-McCoy Feud


The Aftermath

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Randolph McCoy (left) became an embittered old man, running a ferry in Pikeville and talking to anyone who would listen about his sufferings at the hands of the Hatfields. He died while tending a cook fire on March 28, 1914, at the age of 88. He and Sarah McCoy are buried in the Dils Cemetery in Pikeville. Devil Anse Hatfield (right) lived another three decades after the violence subsided and relished his growing celebrity. Certain interviews of his, particularly with the Wheeling Intelligencer and with New York World reporter T. C. Crawford, helped to sensationalize the vendetta. He died January 6, 1921, and is buried under a life-size statue of himself in Logan County.



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